• Steve Benne
    Steve Benne,
    Double Bass Instructor

    B.A. University of Iowa
    M.M. University of Indiana
    Email: sbenne@leeuniversity.edu

    Steve Benne is principal double bassist with the Knoxville Symphony, as well as the Bass Instructor at Lee University. Previously, he was principal double bassist with the New American Chamber Orchestra. Benne has performed at the Grec Festival, the Korsholm Music Festival, the Priory of Chirens Chamber Music Festival, and the Uppsala Festival. In the U.S., Benne has performed with the Florida International Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Grand Teton Music Festival. He was one of the consortium soloists to premier the Harbison Concerto for the Bass Viol with the Knoxville Symphony. Benne’s teachers include Lawrence Hurst, Stuart Sankey, and Eldon Obrecht. He plays a Cremonese bass made in 1683 by Aegidius Barzellini.

Music Events Calendar

11/15
Collaborative Piano Concert
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Collaborative Piano Concert
This event is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.
11/16
Honor Band Collage Concert
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Conn Center
Honor Band Collage Concert
This concert will feature performances by the Lee University Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, and Wind Ensemble. This event is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.
11/17
Honor Band Student Concert
Begins at 1:00 PM | Read more

Conn Center
Honor Band Student Concert
David R. Holsinger, conductor

This event is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.

11/18
Musical Revue
Begins at 3:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Musical Revue
James Frost, director

This event is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.

11/19
Sr. Recital: Monica Wright, soprano & Grayson Long, guitar
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Sr. Recital: Monica Wright, soprano & Grayson Long, guitar
This event is open to the public, free, and tickets are not required.
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